Nasir   Memon

Nasir Memon


Computer Science and Engineering


Nasir Memon is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at NYU Tandon.  He is an affilaite faculty at the computer science department in the Courant Instititue of Mathemmatical Sciences at NYU. 

His research interests include digital forensics, biometrics, data compression, network security and security and human behavior.


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University of Nebraska, 1992

Ph. D., Computer Science

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, 1982

Master of Science, Mathematics

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, 1982

Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical Engineering


NYU Tandon School of Engineering


From: September 1998 to present

Awards + Distinctions

  • SPIE Fellow 2014
  • Best Research in Advanced ID Systems: Online Authentication of Digital Signature through Mobile Phones. Nasir Memon and Napa Sae-Bae. 2014
  • Best Paper Award:  Xiang Liu, Liyun Li, and Nasir Memon.  International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Mining, 2013.  
  • Best Paper Award: IEEE Signal Processing Soceity. Protecting Biometric Templates with Sketch: Theory and Practice. Yagiz Sutcu, Qiming Li and Nasir Memon. 2012‏
  • IEEE Fellow 2010
  • IEEE Signal Processing Soceity; Distinguished Lecturer: Nasir Memon, 2011-2012 (Image Forensics: Collection, Search, Attribution and Authentication, Biometric Security and Privacy, Network Forensics, Advanced File Carving and Techniques, Image Steganography and Steganalysis).
  • Best Paper Award: DFRWS 2008 Annual Conference. Anandabrata Pal, Husrev Sencar, and Nasir Memon
  • Jacobs Excellence in Education Award. Polytechnic University, 2002.
  • ISO/IEC Certificate of Appreciation. International Standards Organization, 2002.
  • NSF CAREER AWARD: Lossless, Near-Lossless and Lossy Plus Lossless Image Compression. Nasir Memon. 15-May-1997

Research Interests

  • Data Compression
  • Biometrics
  • Security and Human Behavior
  • Computer and Network Security
  • Multimedia  Security and Forensics